Just hours after Pokémon Go arrived in Japan on Friday, a university student has been rushed to the hospital after taking a tumble while playing the game, locals are tweeting.

The accident reportedly happened at Kindai University in Osaka at around late morning. The student had fallen down the stairs, and an ambulance was called because of a large amount of blood lost.

Other students are tweeting details, noting that the male student was bleeding from a wound to his head.

In anticipation of the launch, Japanese authorities pre-emptively posted a safety advisory on Wednesday, warning of possible dangers of playing the game. Read more…

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Japan suffers its first ‘Pokémon Go’ accident just hours after the game debuts